Visa Policy as Migration Channel: EMN Inform

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This EMN Inform summarises the effects of visa policy on the management of migration, both in terms of facilitating legal migration and preventing irregular migration. Moreover, the study generates evidence to support the effectiveness of different strategies to use visa policy to manage migration, including cooperation with third countries particularly concerning facilitation and bilateral/multilateral agreements, and highlighting challenges and best practice.

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Author(s):European Migration Network
Publisher:Directorate General Home Affairs, European Commission
Publication Date:18 Dec 2012
Geographic Focus:Europe
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